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BISS 12.23.10 - Happy Holidays!! Some Cat From Japan / W-Beez / Joe Cohen / Tower of Power / Morris Day & The Time / Classical Revolution!

Happy Holidays BISS Listers! 2010 is quickly coming to an end but the music never ends! Not for this crew. Some of you are getting ready to head out of town to visit family or for Widespread in Denver or to the east coast for Phish. Some of you may not even come back until after Jam Cruise and beyond. Hope to run into you all at the various holiday parties and shows before you go! Thanks again to all of you who make this list what it is by participating and supporting BISS throughout the year.

For all of us staying local in our favorite city of them all, we have quite a line up for you...

Tonight in the city, it's SOME CAT FROM JAPAN (Hendrix Tribute) w/ mbrs of Kdtu, stanton moore III, bonerama, etc @Boom Boom Room **Congrats to Bridget H** And in the north, CRYPTICAL Presents: A Very Jerry Christmas, David Gans opens @ George's **WIN TICKETS**


Then this weekend, Boom Boom Room has Christmas gifts for all of us by staying open with great music for almost no cover! On the 24th, it'sThe W-BEEZ" (WILL BERNARD-WIL BLADES-JOE COHEN-B. ETZLER & DJ K-OS) 'X-Mas Eve Show' (only $8) @Boom Boom Room **WIN TICKETS** And on the 25th, BISS favorite, Joe Cohen, with The JOE COHEN SHOW ** MERRY CHRISTMAS ** (only $5) @Boom Boom Room **WIN TICKETS**

Sunday & Monday, TOWER OF POWER is @Yoshi's Oakland *WIN TICKETS (Monday 10PM Show Only**)


Monday & Tuesday is Morris Day & The Time @ Yoshis's SF *WIN TICKETS (Monday 10PM Show Only**)


Tuesday night, the BISS crew is headed to Coda for Classical Revolution Presents...A Night of Experimental Cello with...Erica ""Unwoman"" Mulkey, Sam Bass, Cello Joe **WIN TICKETS**"


Also Tuesday, in the East Bay is CRYPTICAL In Concert, Fundraiser for the Town Hall Theatre, Rock memorabilia silent auction! @Town Hall Theatre


Wednesday is THE TUBES Feat. WAYBILL @Yoshi's SF (**Congrats to Harvey P)


Thursday night is RUBBER SOULDIERS @Ashkenaz **WIN TICKETS** & Afrolicious With DJs/Hosts: Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz @Elbo Room . It's also the first night of Furthur @Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, & Primus will be performing Sailing the Seas of Cheese @The Fox Theater.


Then comes the big one, New Years Eve on Friday night...with Rebirth Brass Band & New Orleans Klezmer Allstars @The Independent , Furthur @Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, MONOPHONICS (plus: Special Guests) going 'til 3am @Boom Boom Room, RAYBAND and 8 LEGGED MONSTER @Coda Jazz and Supper Club, HopMonk presents 2 very special NEW YEARS EVE and NEW YEARS DAY evenings with MELVIN SEALS & JGB @Hopmonk Tavern, New Monsoon & Kate Gaffney @The Connecticut Yankee, Chris Isaak @The Fillmore, Les Claypool's Fancy Brigade & Dead Kenny G's @The Fox Theater, The George Lacson Project and DJ Malcolm Marshall @The Union Room at Biscuits and Blues, The Royal Vagabond Cotillion with El Radio Fantastique, Super Bon Bon Fire Dancers, Audio Visual Delights, Rosey Lakos Camera Girl with her Novelty Vintage Photo Booth and MUCH more!

But we won't stop there. The BISS crew will keep "Walking towards The ONE" on 1.1.11 @ 11 with KATDELIC [of 'P FUNK ALLSTARS' & BROUN FELLINIS & CROWN CITY, etc ] + DJ K-OS @Boom Boom Room **WIN TICKETS**. What a great way to kick off the new year with one of our favorite bands at one of our favorite venues!! Happy Holidays & Happy New Year from The BISS Crew.


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Check out the next month of upcoming shows on the calendar below or check out bisslist.com for the full google calendar on the bottom of the page.
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BISS CALENDAR

Thurs, 12/23/2010
SOME CAT FROM JAPAN (Hendrix Tribute) w/ mbrs of Kdtu, stanton moore III, bonerama, etc **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Thurs, 12/23/2010
Tu Gusto Musical...La Familia Pena-Govea **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 12/23/2010
Afrolicious
With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9:30PM
$7

Thurs, 12/23/2010
CRYPTICAL Presents:
A Very Jerry Christmas, David Gans opens **WIN TICKETS**
George's, San Rafael, CA
www.georgesnightclub.com
Show: 8PM
Tickets $10 (plus service charge) Advance / $15 At The Door

Fri, 12/24/2010
"The W-BEEZ" (WILL BERNARD-WIL BLADES-JOE COHEN-B. ETZLER & DJ K-OS) 'X-Mas Eve Show' **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$8

Sat, 12/25/2010
The JOE COHEN SHOW ** MERRY CHRISTMAS ** (only $5 tix) **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$5

Sun, 12/26/2010
TOWER OF POWER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 7PM & 9PM
$45

Mon, 12/27/2010
Cracker
Camper Van Beethoven
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Mon, 12/27/2010
TOWER OF POWER **WIN TICKETS 10PM Show Only**
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$35 & $25

Mon, 12/27/2010
MORRIS DAY & THE TIME **WIN TICKETS 10PM Show Only**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$45 & $30

Tues, 12/28/2010
Classical Revolution Presents...
A Night of Experimental Cello with...
Erica "Unwoman" Mulkey
Sam Bass,br> Cello Joe **WIN TICKETS**
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 8PM

Tues, 12/28/2010
TOWER OF POWER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$40 & $35

Tues, 12/28/2010
MORRIS DAY & THE TIME
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$45 & $30

Tues, 12/28/2010
CRYPTICAL In Concert, Fundraiser for the Town Hall Theatre, Rock memorabilia silent auction!
Town Hall Theatre, Lafayette, CA
www.townhalltheatre.com
Tickets $30 G.A. / $45 Gold Circle (includes private pre-show ACOUSTIC soundcheck set, champagne and priority seat selection); all tickets include a limited-edition show poster

Wd, 12/29/2010
TOWER OF POWER
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$40 & $35

Wed, 12/29/2010
THE TUBES Feat. WAYBILL Congrats to Harvey P.***
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$26

Thurs, 12/30/2010
RUBBER SOULDIERS **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$10

Thurs, 12/30/2010
Furthur
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Thurs, 12/30/2010
Afrolicious
With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9:30PM
$7

Thurs, 12/30/2010
Primus Two Nights! Primus performing Sailing the Seas of Cheese,
The Residents
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$42.50

Fri, 12/31/2010
Furthur
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Year's Eve! *MONOPHONICS* (plus: Special Guests) 8pm 'til 1:45am+
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$50

Fri, 12/31/2010
NEW YEARS EVE!!!
FEATURING RAYBAND 8 LEGGED MONSTER AND MORE!
Coda Jazz and Supper Club , San Francisco, CA
www.codalive.com
Show: 8PM

Fri, 12/31/2010
HopMonk presents 2 very special NEW YEARS EVE and NEW YEARS DAY evenings with MELVIN SEALS & JGB
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 9PM
FRI 12/31 NYE: $40 w/ holiday decor, balloon drop & IPA toast

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Monsoon, Kate Gaffney
The Connecticut Yankee, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theyankee.com/livemusic.htm

Fri, 12/31/2010
Chris Isaak
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$99

Fri, 12/31/2010
Primus New Year's Eve! Two Nights Primus, Les Claypool's Fancy Brigade, Dead Kenny G's
The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
http://www.thefoxoakland.com/calendar.php
Show: 8PM
$95

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Year's Eve!
Rebirth Brass Band, New Orleans Klezmer Allstars
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Fri, 12/31/2010
The George Lacson Project and DJ Malcolm Marshall
The Union Room at Biscuits and Blues, San Francisco, CA
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/139471
Show: 9PM
$15 (Very Limited Quantity)/$20 Door

Fri, 12/31/2010
New Years Eve! "The Royal Vagabond Cotillion" with El Radio Fantastique!
The Woods Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
www.woodsmv.com
Show: 9PM
$50 Advance Tickets

Fri, 12/31/2010
In the Woods Productions Presents The Royal Vagabond Cotillion!
New Years Eve with El Radio Fantastique! Super Bon Bon Fire Dancers, Audio Visual Delights, Rosey Lakos Camera Girl with her Novelty Vintage Photo Booth and MUCH more!
The Woods Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA
http://www.woodsmv.com/
Show: 9PM
$50

Sat, 1/1/2011
KATDELIC [of 'P FUNK ALLSTARS' & BROUN FELLINIS & CROWN CITY, etc ] + DJ K-OS **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Sat, 1/1/2011
HopMonk presents 2 very special NEW YEARS EVE and NEW YEARS DAY evenings with MELVIN SEALS & JGB
Hopmonk Tavern, Sebastopol, CA
http://www.hopmonk.com/music.html
Show: 9PM
$20

Sun, 1/2/2011
EDGAR WINTER BAND **WIN TICKETS**
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 7PM
$38

Wed, 1/5/2011
THE OHIO PLAYERS
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$35 & $25

Thurs, 1/6/2011
Afrolicious
With DJs/Hosts:
Pleasuremaker and Senor Oz
Elbo Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.elbo.com/Calendar.php
Show: 9:30PM
$7

Thurs, 1/6/2011
THE OHIO PLAYERS
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$35 & $25

Fri, 1/7/2011
MIX MASTER MIKE
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 10PM
Early Bird $15, Advance $20, Day of Show $25

Sat, 1/8/2011
Melvins
Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
http://www.gamh.com
Show: 9PM

Sat, 1/8/2011
Los Lobos
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$63

Sat, 1/8/2011
BLVD, Pink Mammoth **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$15

Sun, 1/9/2011
Willie Nelson
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$70

Mon, 1/10/2011
Willie Nelson
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$70

Tues, 1/11/2011
Willie Nelson
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$70

Wed, 1/12/2011
Willie Nelson
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
http://www.livenation.com/venue/the-fillmore-san-francisco-ca-tickets
Show: 8PM
$70

Wed, 1/12/2011
DAVID GRISMAN AND MARTIN TAYLOR
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$28 & $16

Wed, 1/12/2011
THE FAMILY STONE
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM
$26

Thurs, 1/13/2011
DAVID GRISMAN AND MARTIN TAYLOR
Yoshi's Oakland, Oakland, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/oakland
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$28 & $16

Thurs, 1/13/2011
THE FAMILY STONE
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$26 & $20

Fri, 1/14/2011
PUBLIC ENEMY with Live Band!
Feat. Chuck D, Flavaor Flav, Professor Griff, DJ Lord, & the S1W
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$40

Fri, 1/14/2011
MOONALICE **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$12/$10 advance/with a valid student ID

Sat, 1/15/2011
Two Nights!
The Budos Band **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20

Sat, 1/15/2011
PUBLIC ENEMY with Live Band!
Feat. Chuck D, Flavaor Flav, Professor Griff, DJ Lord, & the S1W
Yoshi's SF , San Francisco, CA
http://www.yoshis.com/sanfrancisco/calendar
Show: 8PM & 10PM
$40

Sat, 1/15/2011
FRONT STREET W/ STU ALLEN **WIN TICKETS**
Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php
Show: 9PM
$15/$12 advance

Sun, 1/16/2011
Two Nights!
The Budos Band **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20

Thurs, 1/20/2011
The Wailers perform 'Uprising' **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$25

Fri, 1/21/2011
PLANET BOOTY, SUPER ADVENTURE CLUB
Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, CA
http://www.cafedunord.com/?temp=calendar&cal_view=month&cal_date=1|2011|13&so1=0
Show: 9:30PM
$12

Fri, 1/21/2011
Papa Grows Funk
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
http://www.slims-sf.com/
Show: 9PM
$20/$25

Fri, 1/21/2011
Two Nights! The Pimps of Joytime **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$16.00 - $18.00

Sat, 1/22/2011
The AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE + special guests **WIN TICKETS**
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
$10

Sat, 1/22/2011
Two Nights! The Pimps of Joytime **WIN TICKETS**
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
http://www.theindependentsf.com/
Show: 9PM
$16.00 - $18.00

Sun, 1/23/2011
BISS NIGHT w/ KYLE HUNT AND THE KING GYPSY |
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA
http://www.boomboomblues.com/
Show: 9:30PM
**FREE SHOW**


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